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Coventry joins with councils up and down the country to say ‘thank you seafarers’ on Merchant Navy Day, 3 September

Published on Wednesday, 26 August 2015 in Lord Mayor news

On Merchant Navy Day, 3 September, Coventry City Council will fly the Red Ensign outside the Council House to raise awareness of the UK’s ongoing dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers.

See The Gershwin Gang perform in the War Memorial Park Sunday 30 August

Published on Wednesday, 26 August 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Week eleven of Coventry City Council's Summer “Bands in the Park 2015” sees The Gershwin Gang perform in the War Memorial Park, near to the Visitor Centre, at 2pm and is FREE to attend.

New artwork to be unveiled at city's War Memorial Park

Published on Friday, 21 August 2015 in Leisure and culture news

A new piece of work by Coventry artist Julia O’Connell is to be unveiled at the city’s War Memorial Park.

City schools add more with improved maths and English GCSE results

Published on Thursday, 20 August 2015 in Schools, libraries and learning news

Coventry has seen an increase in the number of pupils achieving A*-C grades in English and in maths GCSE.

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Lord Mayor’s Charities receive funding from Coventry Recycling Club members

Published on Thursday, 20 August 2015 in Lord Mayor news

Three local charities have been awarded £5000 through Coventry Recycling Club, after its members generously donated their points.

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England Under-21s to play at Ricoh

Published on Thursday, 20 August 2015 in Leisure and culture news

International football is returning to the Ricoh Arena when England Under-21s take centre stage in the UEFA European Under-21 Championship.

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The Herbert shows their support for Sky Ride Coventry

Published on Thursday, 20 August 2015 in Cycling news

Over 1585 people have already signed up to take part in Sky Ride Coventry on Sunday 27 September and this year, the Herbert is on board to add an extra fun element to the route.

Still time to enter the Summer Reading Challenge

Published on Monday, 17 August 2015 in Schools, libraries and learning news

There is still time to join and complete the Record Breakers Summer Reading Challenge 2015 at your local library.

Telephone system essential maintenance

Published on Monday, 17 August 2015 in Business and licensing news

We’re going to be working on our telephone system from 1pm on Saturday 22nd August until 6pm on Sunday 23rd August.

Coventry sixth formers see stars with record-breaking results

Published on Thursday, 13 August 2015 in Schools, libraries and learning news

Sixth form students in Coventry have achieved record-breaking results in their exams once again.

VJ Day Commemoration and Thanksgiving Service

Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2015 in Events news

The Lord Mayor of the City of Coventry, Councillor Michael Hammon and the City of Coventry ex- Services Standard Bearers Association, are inviting everyone to attend a special VJ Day Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving on Saturday 15 August.

Have your say on Council Tax support scheme

Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2015 in Council Tax and benefits news

The Council is launching a 10 week consultation on the best way to continue to help people in need of Council Tax Support amidst the growing pressure on Council finances.

Car traders give formal undertaking to trade fairly

Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2015 in Trading standards news

Coventry Trading Standards have secured undertakings under the Enterprise Act requiring three local car traders to trade fairly.

Council Leader calls for Coventry residents to have their say on proposed combined authority

Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2015 in Council and democracy news

Council Leader Cllr Ann Lucas has called on Coventry residents to visit drop-in sessions taking place across the city if they want to find out more about the proposed West Midlands combined authority.

City cabbies praised over safety checks

Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2015 in Business and licensing news

Taxis in the city have been praised for their high standards after a roadside safety check by the Council and police.

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New city store opens with help from The Job Shop

Published on Tuesday, 11 August 2015 in Planning and development news

Pep&Co – a new multinational fashion retail operation - has opened its doors on a new store in Coventry.

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Search for sporting excellence

Published on Tuesday, 11 August 2015 in Leisure and culture news

The search is underway to recognise sporting excellence across Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire.

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Mandie is latest Good Citizen

Published on Thursday, 06 August 2015 in Lord Mayor news

Mandie Watson, a former city Council employee who has helped reduce anti-social behaviour through creating partnerships, is the latest person to receive a Good Citizen award.

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New furniture recycling service to help formerly homeless adults

Published on Wednesday, 05 August 2015 in Environment and waste news

The Council’s Recycling Team has linked up with Emmaus Coventry and Warwickshire to allow residents to recycle their furniture and electrical items and help formerly homeless people.

Annual canvass of Coventry residents

Published on Monday, 03 August 2015 in Council and democracy news

Council canvassers will be distributing household enquiry forms to residential properties across the city to gather information on all residents who are eligible to register to vote.

Live chats for Coventry residents to have their say on combined authority

Published on Monday, 03 August 2015 in Council and democracy news

Coventry residents who want to find out more and have their say on a West Midlands combined authority will now be able to take part in a series of live chats.

Police and Crime Commissioner to meet city interfaith communities

Published on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 in Community and living news

Police and Crime Commissioner, David Jamieson is to meet with Coventry interfaith groups and communities to discuss community policing in the city.

Drop-in session for Coventry residents to have their say on combined authority

Published on Monday, 27 July 2015 in Council and democracy news

Drop-in sessions for Coventry residents who want to find out more and have their say on a West Midlands combined authority will be taking place across the city next month.

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National Scams Awareness Month – Your Doorstep, Your Right!

Published on Monday, 27 July 2015 in Trading standards news

Scam Awareness Month is entering its final week with Coventry Trading Standards and Coventry CAB shifting the main focus onto doorstep scams.

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Education to Employment site visit

Published on Monday, 27 July 2015 in Schools, libraries and learning news

A Coventry primary school has had a sneak preview of a major new city development as part of a move to link education and employment.

Get active in Coventry city centre

Published on Friday, 24 July 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Broadgate plays host to a week of sporting activities next week as Coventry Sports Week kicks off with a range of sports for everyone to enjoy.

Green Flags prove Coventry has some of the best parks in the country

Published on Thursday, 23 July 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Longford Park, Caludon Castle Park, Allesley Park, Coombe Country Park and the War Memorial Park have again been awarded with Green Flags after meeting the high standards set out by Keep Britain Tidy.

Don't be alarmed

Published on Wednesday, 22 July 2015 in Trading standards news

The latter part of the national Scams Awareness Month focusses on Doorstep Crime, and we are once again warning consumers never to agree to buy anything when approached by salespeople at their home.

Job event targets school leavers and young unemployed people

Published on Wednesday, 22 July 2015 in Jobs and careers news

Coventry City Council is hosting a careers event for school leavers and young unemployed people on Monday 27 July 2015, to support individuals who live in Coventry and Warwickshire into further education, apprenticeships and training.

Improvement work to begin at Whittle Arch / Fairfax Street

Published on Wednesday, 22 July 2015 in Planning and development news

Coventry City Council has announced plans for the next phase of extensive improvement works in the city centre following the award of further external European Regional Development Growth (ERDF) grant funding.

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